Barbara Tobias, MD, (left) teaches a course on how to draw conclusions based on observation.Robert Smith, MD, professor emeritus and founder of the UC family medicine program.Manoj Singh, MD, and Sri Murthy, MD, are both family medicine faculty members at UC and practitioners with UC Physicians.Nancy Elder, MD,  associate professor, is active in community health outreach initiatives.

UC Family and Community Medicine

The UC Department of Family and Community Medicine has played a leading role in fellow, resident, and medical student education since 1974. Today our department comprises of 57 core faculty physicians and 28 residents who work around the clock to provide clinical primary care to roughly 100,000 patients each year while at the same time conduct important research with goals set that it will translate into the cures for tomorrow.


Department Spotlight:

Department Spotlight

Training in International Health

The UC Department of Family and Community Medicine has strong commitment to caring for underserved populations, which is reflected in the many community training experiences available to residents.


Our curriculum prepares family physicians to practice in any community environment and care for individuals of any ethnic, racial or socioeconomic background.


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    Academic Location:
141 Health Professions Building
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0582 
Phone: 513-558-4021
Fax: 513-558-3030 




Notes From the Chair

Phil Diller
Phil Diller, MD, PhD Fred Lazarus Jr Endowed Professor and Chair
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